• We discuss nine cases of persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous seen recently, including mode of presentation, management and postsurgical follow-up. Emphasis is placed on early operative intervention in order to preserve the globe, as well as to prevent irremedial stimulus deprivation amblyopia. The advantages of roto-extraction in the surgical approach to this entity are considered, and the difficulties of postoperative visual rehabilitation are also discussed.
(Arch Ophthalmol 95:240-243, 1977)
Nankin SJ, Scott WE. Persistent Hyperplastic Primary VitreousRoto-Extraction and Other Surgical Experience. Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(2):240-243. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450020041007